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McKeesport, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin was joined by Senator Jim Brewster and McKeesport Mayor Michael Cherepko today to announce a new six-year redevelopment strategy approved for the city through DCED’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP). “The Neighborhood Assistance funding will not only help to improve McKeesport but also […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of new funding for Pennsylvania’s Industrial Resource Centers (IRC) to provide technical assistance to manufacturers to keep them up to speed with changing markets, new technologies, and competitiveness within the industry. “Since taking office, the Wolf Administration has invested […]
Harrisburg, PA –  Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Astrobotic Technology, Inc., a space robotics company whose mission is to make outer space accessible to the world, will relocate its headquarters in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, creating 95 jobs and maintaining 20 jobs. “With products developed in Pittsburgh launching to the moon, companies like Astrobotic show […]
Somerset, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Executive Director Sheri Collins and Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary for Market Development Cheryl Cook visited Baer Brothers Maple Camp in Somerset County to hear how broadband limitations are affecting Pennsylvania farmers and how Restore Pennsylvania could help. Many farmers throughout the commonwealth rely on internet […]
Bethlehem, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin attended a ribbon cutting celebration for the official opening of Tyber Medical’s 35,000 square foot expansion facility, which will bring 44 new, full-time positions to Lehigh County. Secretary Davin was joined by Tyber employees, Tyber CEO and President Jeff Tyber, and […]
Philadelphia, PA – Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today visited Philabundance to celebrate the recent approval of $1.8 million in funding to promote food donations from grocery stores, produce markets, and other food industry donors. “When people are hungry—when they’re making the impossible choice between keeping the lights on or […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced three new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) to support the expansion of a manufacturer, renovations of a multi-tenant property, and creation of a daycare facility for 150 local families. This year, PIDA approved $51,282,328 in low-interest loans that have resulted in $101,521,536 […]
Philadelphia, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin toured Axalta Coating Systems, LLC, a global developer and supplier of coatings and application tools, to tour its research and development facility, Global Innovation Center. In 2015, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Axalta would establish that facility at the Philadelphia Navy […]
Washington, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin visited the Greater Washington County Food Bank (GWCFB) to announce that is has been approved for a $104,500 Neighborhood Assistance Program grant to enhance its energy saving efforts. “This grant will pay dividends moving forward for both the food bank and […]
Hershey, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Executive Director Sheri Collins spoke at the 2019 Fall Conference for the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP), discussing how lack of broadband access negatively affects Pennsylvania’s rural areas, and how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal can expand access and close the digital divide in the commonwealth. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of 12 projects through the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) to assist local governments with planning for zoning, coordinating emergency services, and creating comprehensive plans. “The first step in ensuring the continued growth and success of a community is […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf announced the approval of three apprenticeship grants to assist with the cost of necessary classroom training for heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) apprentices in Allegheny and Butler counties. The funding, granted to Pelles Heating & Cooling Services, Inc., A-Air Company, Inc., and Techpro Building Services, will support […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced the designation of Oil City as the commonwealth’s newest Keystone Main Street. The designation will further enable the city to support downtown businesses and improve the quality of life for residents. “We are excited about the designation of Oil City as a […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin and Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver celebrated the success of Pennsylvania’s food manufacturing industry at the opening of Stuffed Puffs, a confectionary food processor in Northampton County. The project, announced by Governor Tom Wolf last week, will support the creation of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $26.5 million in funding through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) to promote community participation and collaborations among nonprofits, businesses and residents while producing outcomes that assist a distressed area or the low-income population in a neighborhood. The credits will support 197 community revitalization projects […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of 141 new projects through the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF). The projects will improve Pennsylvania’s transportation infrastructure and ensure safer, more reliable transportation for residents and businesses. The projects total nearly $79.3 million in funding. “Supporting Pennsylvania’s infrastructure supports our communities and our economy,” said […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced a new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) project approval through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), to extend high-pressure gas lines to redevelop the North Station Transit neighborhood in the City of Philadelphia. “The PIPE program helps create jobs, lower energy bills, […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced the approval of an agriculture project through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will use a $400,000 First Industries Fund (FIF) loan to purchase a 103-acre dairy farm in Blair County. “Pennsylvania’s dairy industry has faced its share of challenges over […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Stuffed Puffs, a food processer, will grow its manufacturing operations with its expansion to a 150,000-square-foot building in Hanover Township, Northampton County. The project will support the creation of 134 new, full-time jobs in the commonwealth. “Food processing is one of Pennsylvania’s most robust and vibrant […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Forms + Surfaces, Inc., a manufacturer of architectural products, will expand its operations in Allegheny County, supporting the combined creation and retention of 346 full-time jobs. The company has pledged to invest $15.65 million into the project, and has committed to create at least 115 new, […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that GrafTech USA LLC, a manufacturer of graphite electrodes, will expand its facility in St. Marys, Elk County, which will support the combined retention and creation of 82 full-time jobs at the facility. “Nearly half of Elk County’s workforce is employed in the manufacturing industry, and this […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for four businesses in four counties. The loans will enable the purchase, construction, and renovation of facilities and will help create and retain hundreds of jobs across the commonwealth. “Our investments in these business expansion projects […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that more than $7.8 million in training assistance funding was provided to 745 Pennsylvania companies through the commonwealth’s Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA). This year marks 20 years of partnerships and funding assistance for qualified businesses in the state, with 20,683 companies providing training […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that opening a business in Pennsylvania just became easier with the creation of PA Business One-Stop Shop Registration Checklist. This tool will help small business owners and entrepreneurs more easily access necessary licenses, permits, forms, and contact information personalized for the needs of their company in just […]
No tricks here, this October’s investments prove that business is BOO-ming in Pennsylvania! From one corner of the commonwealth to another, projects ranging in size and scope received assistance from the Wolf Administration totaling more than $26 million. Thirty-five projects in 22 counties have benefitted from investments in infrastructure, business expansion, broadband initiatives and site […]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of new funding through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) for Pittston to assess a former industrial site in Luzerne County. “Communities across the commonwealth continue to invest in neighborhoods that will promote a sense of community while preserving public health and safety,” said Gov. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced Hermance Machine Company, a family-owned and operated manufacturer and distributor specializing in woodworking and wood product manufacturing equipment in Williamsport, Lycoming County, will expand, supporting the combined retention and creation of 57 full-time jobs in the area. “I am pleased that Hermance Machine Company has decided to […]
Westover, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins and Department of Education Deputy Secretary for Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller visited Harmony Area School District in Clearfield County to discuss how lack of access to high-speed internet hurts students’ ability to learn, and how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal will help […]
Imperial, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Regional Director of Operations for Amazon Robert Long, CEO of Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Stefani Pashman, and state and local officials at the opening of its new fulfillment center in Findlay Township. Amazon has committed to investing more than […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced seven new projects funded by the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) that will clean up former industrial sites in Allegheny, Berks, Bucks, Dauphin, Lehigh, and York counties to prepare them for use as parks, and business and residential properties. “Refurbishing an old property for the benefit of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of new funding through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to the Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County (EPACC) to assess the former Consolidated Rail Corp. property in the City of Meadville, Crawford County. “Repurposing this property is […]
Wilkinsburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Director for Local Government Services Kim Bracey joined local officials and community members to tour blighted properties in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County and discuss how the governor’s bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania will help municipalities eradicate blight. “Blighted neighborhoods like the Wilkinsburg Business District serve as […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined local leaders to celebrate the dedication of D&H Distributing’s new location in Dauphin County. “It is great to see a company that started here in Pennsylvania continue to expand in the commonwealth,” said Secretary Davin. This new facility will benefit […]
Milton, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Custom Container Solutions (CCS), a manufacturer of steel containers, will expand its operations to a new flagship location in Northumberland County. The project will support the combined retention and creation of 96 jobs in the commonwealth. “Pennsylvania has a long, rich history in steel manufacturing, and […]
Harrisburg, PA — Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Pennsylvania was awarded more than $8 million by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for 10 projects in counties affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries due to the changing economics of America’s energy production. “We want to […]
Allentown, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf celebrated the arrival of payroll-processing company ADP LLC in downtown Allentown as a symbol of the economic renaissance of Pennsylvania’s cities along with Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin, state and local officials and company representatives. “Allentown is in the midst of a reinvention […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for eight businesses in five counties. The loans will enable the purchase, construction, and renovation of facilities and will help create and retain thousands of jobs across the commonwealth. “By making continued investments in projects across […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) to perform an environmental assessment of the former Times Leader Building in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County. The city plans to renovate the 47,000-square-foot building for use by the students, faculty, and administration of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Evans Delivery Company (EDC), an over-the-road trucking company and broker, will expand its operations in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, creating 65 new jobs and maintaining 321 existing employees. “EDC made a commitment to revitalize Schuylkill Haven almost two decades ago, and the company has been dedicated […]
Port Allegany, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins spoke to attendees at the 106th Annual County Convention in Port Allegany, McKean County, discussing how lack of broadband access negatively affects the region and how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal can expand access and close the digital divide in the […]
Frackville, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined officials from Clearly Clean, LLC, a manufacturer of recyclable plastic trays for retail food products, and local leaders to break ground on a new expansion project in Frackville, Schuylkill County. “We in the Wolf Administration are proud to stand behind […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that All Weather Insulated Panels (AWIP), a manufacturer of insulated metal panels, will expand its manufacturing operation in Monroe County. The project will help create at least 70 full-time jobs in the area. “We welcome All Weather Insulated Panels to Pennsylvania and, specifically, to Monroe County,” said […]
Harrisburg, PA — Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced more than $5 million in funding to help homeless families and promote homelessness prevention across the commonwealth. The funding is provided from the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program. This funding comes on the heels of a recent announcement that the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of new funding through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) grant to perform an environmental assessment at Pollock Park on the former Mayer Pollock Steel Company site in Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County. The borough plans to remediate the […]
Philadelphia, PA – Today, the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced that a $1.5 million Manufacturing PA grant has been awarded to the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center (PA FDC)—a center that will create a manufacturing-based revolution by enhancing traditional fibers, yarns, and textiles into highly sophisticated integrated systems and networked devices. DCED Executive […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of new funding for transportation infrastructure improvements to the city of St. Marys in Elk County. “High volume roads create headaches for travelers, commuters, and businesses alike by slowing down commerce and impacting public safety,” said Sec. Davin. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of Electrical Apprenticeship Corporation’s Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC), which is working to fill the steadily growing need for electricians in construction. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. “This administration has been steadfast […]
Harrisburg, PA – As a number of large employers are planning to expand their operations in the near future, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin today announced the approval of new funding for transportation infrastructure improvements in Scott Township. “A rise of business expansion sometimes comes coupled with the need for […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Seokoh, Inc., a manufacturer of cosmetics and personal care products, will expand its operations in Scott Township, Lackawanna County and support the creation of 280 new jobs. “Pennsylvania is fourth in the nation in the manufacturing of toiletry products, and Seokoh’s expansion in Lackawanna County is […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Iron Worker Apprenticeship Workforce Expansion Project, a program proposed by the Ironworkers Joint Apprenticeship and Journeyman Training Fund to provide opportunities for young men and woman to begin careers as ironworkers. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver joined officials from Air Products, a provider of industrial gases, for the groundbreaking of the company’s new global headquarters in the Lehigh Valley. “We want the commonwealth to be a place where Pennsylvania-based businesses can continue to grow and […]
Harrisburg, PA — Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new investments to support 12 affordable housing projects across the commonwealth. Funded through the HOME program, more than $4.7 million in funding will be disbursed to communities in 10 counties to expand the supply of safe, accessible, decent and affordable housing for low-income Pennsylvanians. “Since its inception, […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development Dennis Davin announced 151 new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) for environmental and infrastructure projects in counties across Pennsylvania. “It’s important to take a holistic approach to investing in our communities, recognizing that there are intrinsic links between environmental […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced three new Pipeline Investment Program (PIPE) project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), that will bring natural gas energy to households, schools, and businesses in Bradford, Lancaster, and Lebanon counties. Combined, the projects will also support the creation of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of five projects through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) that will assist with the construction of new, energy efficient buildings in Lancaster and Beaver counties, and will create or expand agriculture operations. The approved projects, totaling $7.5 million in grants and loans, were funded through […]
Harrisburg, PA – Delivering on the administration’s promise to find a new employer for the shuttered Kraft-Heinz site in the Lehigh Valley, Governor Tom Wolf today announced that Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) will expand its presence in Pennsylvania to a new facility and create 378 new full-time jobs at the site. “My administration has been […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that airline provider Allegiant Travel Company has been approved for state funding to expand its presence at the Lehigh Valley Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, by establishing a base, creating 50 new full-time jobs. “This project is good news for Allegiant and the Lehigh Valley Airport, […]
Community and Economic Development, Agriculture Secretaries to be “Brewer for a Day” Harrisburg, PA – To honor Pennsylvania’s thriving craft beer industry this month, Secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development Dennis Davin and Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding are serving as “Brewers for a Day” at two homegrown breweries. “The addition of […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that digital marketing firm WebFX will expand its campus in Dauphin County. The project will create 63 new and retain 172 full-time jobs in the area. “WebFX is an innovative company that makes both Harrisburg and Pennsylvania proud; a forward-thinking tech firm that is creating good jobs […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for six businesses in five counties. The loans will enable the purchase, construction, and renovation of facilities and equipment. The funding will help create and retain 184 jobs across the commonwealth. “Pennsylvania has a strong, diverse […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that That’s How We Roll, LLC, a baked dessert snacks manufacturer, will expand its operations to York County, creating 50 new jobs. The company, currently based in northern New Jersey, has outgrown its current facility and will expand its operations to Springettsbury Township. “Pennsylvania is known across […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of new funding through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program (ISRP) that will provide for the cleanup of the former RSM Properties located in the City of Scranton, Lackawanna County to provide for further development on the property. The […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Wolf announced the approval of new apprenticeship grants to Elsner Engineering Works, KLK Welding, and Utz Quality Foods in Hanover to fill the need of skilled workers for manufacturing positions that require specialized knowledge. The grant, awarded to Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce, builds on the governor’s commitment to expanding […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc. (Crown), a manufacturer of metal food, beverage, and aerosol containers, will expand its manufacturing operation in Hanover Borough, York County. The project will support the combined creation and retention of 92 jobs in the area. “The expansion of Crown Cork […]
New Freedom, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello joined local officials and community leaders on a tour of downtown New Freedom Borough to discuss its challenges and efforts to encourage economic development in the region. They also discussed how the Restore Pennsylvania […]
Coudersport, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins was joined by members of the Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative to visit business owners in Potter County. Collins discussed with the business owners how lack of broadband access negatively affects the region and how the Restore Pennsylvania proposal can expand access […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined local officials, business leaders, and investors to highlight the Wolf Administration’s investments into Erie and to promote Erie as a prime target for private investment. His remarks were part of Erie Homecoming 2019, a two-day event showcasing high-potential investment opportunities […]
Harrisburg, PA – Building on his commitment to expand job training and workforce development, Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of new funding for Edinboro University Foundation and Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Tooling & Machining Foundation (NTMF), Inc. The funding will support job training programs that will provide high school students the in-demand […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced a $1 million through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to improve sewer infrastructure in Decatur Township, Clearfield County. “Our communities deserve infrastructure that helps make residents’ day-to-day lives healthy and safe,” Secretary Davin said. “Right now, much of […]
Philadelphia, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined GIANT Food Stores officials and local leaders to break ground on a new full-size grocery store in the Riverwalk development in center city Philadelphia. “GIANT’s investment in Philadelphia and our many communities across Pennsylvania will not only enhance the quality […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Continental Cup Company (CCC), a manufacturer of high-end graphic paper cups, will establish its first manufacturing operation in the City of Bethlehem, Northampton County. The project will support the creation of 71 jobs in the area. “I’m proud to welcome Continental Cup Company to Pennsylvania,” said […]
Lake City, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined AirBorn officials and local leaders to break ground on their new expansion project in Lake City Borough, Erie County. The project, made possible by the Governor’s Action Team, will help the company build space for new projects for the […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for three businesses in Bedford, Bucks, and Philadelphia counties. The new funding will enable the purchase, construction, and renovation of facilities, help purchase new equipment, and will help create and retain 105 jobs across the commonwealth. […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf joined Main Street Hanover Executive Director Justine Trucksess and other community leaders on a tour of downtown Hanover celebrating the vibrancy of Pennsylvania’s historic communities. “Communities like Hanover are the backbone of our commonwealth. They serve as a reminder of where we’re from and hold the key to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that TechnipFMC will expand its operations by establishing a new facility in Speers Borough, Washington County. The project will support the creation and retention of 168 Pennsylvania jobs. “This project is great news for the Mon Valley,” said Governor Wolf. “This expansion project means new full-time jobs […]
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin have submitted comments to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) indicating the Wolf Administration’s strong opposition to a federal proposal that would withhold housing assistance from some immigrant families. […]
New Castle, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary for Community Affairs Rick Vilello and Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins joined local government officials, and business and community leaders for a roundtable discussion about the region’s challenges in its fight against blight and the efforts […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of funding for the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology to support its post-secondary training program for certified welding and metal fabrication. The grant will come from Governor Wolf’s Manufacturing PA initiative. “This grant will enable the Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf was joined by Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins and representatives from Pennsylvania’s business, education, and municipal sectors at a press conference at the Capitol. The participants discussed their individual challenges with broadband access and how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania proposal will help close the […]
Pittsburgh, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver joined officials from Highmark Health, the Allegheny Health Network (AHN), and other local and community leaders to announce plans to build the AHN Montour Health and Sports Medicine Center with funding from the Wolf Administration. Upon its completion in […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin announced three new project approvals through the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), that will bring natural gas energy to households and businesses in Butler, Crawford, and Northampton counties. “Pennsylvanians’ ability to access our energy resources is directly related to many other aspects […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $1.6 million in low-interest loans funding to assist four Pennsylvania farms with construction costs and land acquisition to spur business creation and expansion. “My administration is committed to strengthening our infrastructure and resources to help our farmers thrive,” Governor Wolf said. “We are pleased […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that IQ Fibers, a start-up cellulose fiber manufacturer, selected Northampton County to establish its first manufacturing operation in Pennsylvania. The project will support the creation of 43 jobs. “The investments our administration is making in our business sector represent significant opportunities for the commonwealth to grow and […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced a low-interest loan approval through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for Beemac Trucking, LLC in Beaver County. The funding will enable the construction of a new full-service maintenance and repair facility in Ambridge Borough and will support the combined creation and retention of more than 200 […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Carter Lumber (CL), a building materials retailer, selected York County to establish its first manufacturing operation in Pennsylvania. The project will support the combined creation and retention of 212 jobs. “It’s with great pleasure that we welcome Carter Lumber’s manufacturing operation to the York region,” Governor […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Piling Solutions, Inc. (PSI), a manufacturer of threaded steel pipes and piling, will expand its manufacturing operations in Luzerne County, supporting the combined creation and retention of more than of 85 jobs in the area. “This expansion is great news for Piling Solutions and great news […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that PGT Trucking, Inc, a flatbed transportation company, will expand its operations in Indiana County, supporting the creation of 25 jobs in the area. “My administration is delighted to continue supporting businesses that want to grow in Pennsylvania,” Governor Wolf said. “PGT Trucking’s expansion is great news […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that North American Höganäs High Alloys, LLC (Höganäs), a manufacturer of powdered metal products, will expand its operations in Cambria County, supporting the creation of 25 jobs in the area. “Pennsylvania’s powdered metals industry is a major contributor to our manufacturing sector,” Governor Wolf said. “Höganäs’ decision […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of $1.7 million in grants through the Manufacturing PA initiative. The 26 projects receiving the funding will spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector. “There is a direct correlation between manufacturing innovation and economic growth,” Governor Wolf said. “My administration continues working to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Nord-Lock Group, a manufacturer of secure bolting solutions, will expand operations in Allegheny County. The project will support 147 jobs in the area. “Nord-Lock Group has been in Allegheny County for more than 30 years, and we’re thrilled to announce that the company will continue to […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for the Northampton Community College (NCC) to provide opportunities for unemployed and underemployed workers to gain entry-level skills needed for in-demand manufacturing positions. “The Lehigh Valley has a rich history of manufacturing, but as the manufacturing sector evolves to meet the demands […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced the approval of new funding for Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology to support the Manufacturing Skill Up Project, which will eliminate barriers to employment and create a stronger pipeline of workers for high priority manufacturing occupations in the Lancaster area. “We are glad to support Thaddeus Stevens […]
Honesdale, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins and Department of Agriculture regional director Mark Critz joined Wayne County economic development leaders, business owners, and farmers to discuss the region’s challenges with broadband access and how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania proposal will help municipalities close the digital divide. “Every […]
York, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin joined the York County Economic Alliance to discuss how the bipartisan Restore Pennsylvania proposal will benefit York County. Secretary Davin addressed a gathering of local business leaders and community organizations to outline how addressing blight, expanding broadband access, and strengthening flood protection […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin provided the following testimony about Restore Pennsylvania to the House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees. “Chairwoman Boscola, Chairman Sturla, and members of the House and Senate Democratic Policy Committees: thank you for having me here today to discuss what I feel […]
Klingerstown, PA – Today, Governor’s Office of Broadband Initiatives Acting Executive Director Sheri Collins and Department of Education Deputy Secretary for Commonwealth Libraries Glenn Miller visited Mahantongo Elementary School in the Tri-Valley School District. Collins and Miller discussed how lack of access to high-speed internet hurts students’ ability to learn, and how the bipartisan Restore […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, members of the Governor’s Census 2020 Complete Count Commission held the Census 2020 PA Counts Rally to advocate for an accurate census count in the commonwealth. A complete count is essential to secure Pennsylvania’s share of federal funding, an amount close to two-thirds of the entire Pennsylvania state budget. “The census […]
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced new low-interest loan approvals through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) for businesses in eight counties. The funding will assist companies at different stages, ranging from startup businesses to established companies looking to expand, and will help create and retain 324 jobs across the commonwealth. “Entrepreneurs and […]